Avalon Airport is 20 minutes from Geelong and from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport the trip takes an hour. Pick up a rental car or take the shuttle bus from either airport to central Geelong.
Regular rail services operate between Melbourne's Southern Cross Station and Geelong, and buses connect central Geelong with the suburbs and villages of The Bellarine.
Check out timetables at Public Transport Victoria .
Geelong is only an hour from the Melbourne CBD via the Westgate and Princes Freeways, and Bellarine destinations are within half an hour of Geelong. It's a compact region, easy to explore by car.
By Sea - Searoad Ferries
Australia's favorite car passenger ferry connects Queenscliff and The Bellarine with the Mornington Peninsula, Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and Phillip Island. The lounge and external decks all offer spectacular coastal views as passengers relax and enjoy a coffee and the scenery. The 40 minute crossing departs every hour, every day between 7:00 am - 6:00 pm (7:00 am - 7:00 pm 26 December - 31 January).
Visit SeaRoad Ferries for timetables, fares and to book online.
By Sea - Port Phillip Ferries
Port Phillip Ferries is a privately-run passenger ferry service that runs between Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula and Victoria Harbour Docklands. Operating 7 days meeting the need of the Monday-Friday work-day commute and day trippers any day of the week. The modern 35m catamaran vessel provides a comfortable vantage point to enjoy the sights and sounds of the bay, while you read the paper, catch up on emails, or simply enjoy your trip to your destination
Visit Port Phillip Ferries for timetables, fares and to book online.